Cambodia will have six international airports ready for economic growth

PHNOM PENH: Mr. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, stated that Cambodia has expanded and built six international airports to welcome tourists and foreign investment to boost the national economy in the post-covid crisis.

Mr. Sun Chanthol said this last weekend at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s inauguration ceremony for the Port EDI electronic data exchange system, which was funded by the Japanese government.

Senior Minister Sun Chanthol added that Cambodia expanded three airports, including Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Sihanoukville, to become international airports. They are capable of landing large planes carrying tourists, investors, and goods for local or abroad markets. Cambodia is also constructing three new airports, one each in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and Koh Kong.

According to the minister, Cambodia has made progress in the field of physical infrastructure, particularly transportation and roads, which has improved people’s lives. Separately Over the last two decades, economic growth has averaged 7% per year, and poverty has fallen below 10%.


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